Burger Named 2016 Powe Research Excellence Award Winner

Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum (right) congratulates Wes Burger, the 2016 Ralph E. Powe Research Excellence Award honoree.


Celebrating ASSURE - the FAA's Center of Excellence for UAS

Mississippi State is home to the FAA's national Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems.


Grand Opening for The Mill at MSU

A standing-room only crowd of several hundred joined university leaders, elected officials and the development team to celebrate the official grand opening of The Mill at Mississippi State University last fall.


Mississippi State, UMMC launch new health partnerships

Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum, right, and University of Mississippi Medical Center Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Dr. LouAnn Woodward signed a Memorandum of Understanding this spring to formalize a partnership addressing many of the state’s most critical health care challenges.


Mississippi State ranks in research top 100

MSU research accounts for more than half the total $410.5 million expenditures reported by all Mississippi institutions, according to the NSF Higher Education Research and Development Survey for Fiscal Year 2014.


Public, Private Partners Celebrate Groundbreaking for The Mill

Public and private partners celebrated the official groundbreaking of The Mill at Mississippi State University in March. The $40-million, mixed-use development at the corner of Russell Street and Highway 12 in Starkville is slated for completion in fall 2015.


U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tours Mississippi State Research Sites

Raja Reddy, left, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station researcher, explains a project he is conducting at MSU's Foil Plant Science Research Center during a visit by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack last fall.


Partnership with UN Food and Agriculture Organization Grows

MSU President Mark E. Keenum, right, and the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization Deputy Director General Daniel Gustafson signed an MOU in early 2014 that expands a 2010 agreement for collaborations addressing aquatic animal health, disease prevention and emergency diagnostics.


C Spire Selects Cochran Research Park for Data Center

David Shaw (right), vice president for research and economic development at Mississippi State, joined elected officials, economic developers and company executives late last fall for C Spire's announcement that the Ridgeland-based company will build a state-of-the-art data center in the Cochran Research Park.


Program Facilitates Enhanced Research Opportunities for Undergrads

Freshman Lucas Ferguson prepares a sterile saline solution for researchers. He began learning lab basics in MSU's faculty-student research program sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development while he was still a senior at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science.


Keenum Thanks Yokohama Tire for Investment in Higher Education

MSU President Mark E. Keenum thanked Yokohama Tire Corporation officials for their gift of $250,000 to Mississippi State University at an early autumn press conference in West Point. Keenum said Yokohama's investment in education is a victory for the Golden Triangle and the entire state.


Academically Talented High School Students Work with MSU Mentors

Mississippi School for Math and Science student Brenna Nye conducts stem cell research at Mississippi State University through the MSU/MSMS research program, which pairs academically talented high school students with MSU faculty mentors.


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